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Rob Targosz's Blog

 

Rob Targosz is Sole Proprietor of video game development company Bent Vector Studios. He is also Manager - Global Software Performance and Optimization at Dematic Limited.

Over the last 25 years, Rob has designed and developed a wide range of software systems. This includes cockpit display systems for Boeing and graphics drivers for Microsoft. He has also designed security software for Intel and Honeywell. Most recently, he has written several games for Android, Apple and Windows phones/tablets.

Rob holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics McMaster University where he attended on dual scholarships. The first scholarship was from Canadian Air Force ROTP program. Rob was also a member of McMaster's varsity Olympic Wrestling team.

After university Rob spent 3 years with the Canadian Air Force at CFB Kingston. He then spent some time Canadian Forces Command and Staff College in Toronto. After retiring from the Air Force, he spent 6 years at B&W Heat Treating in Kitchener. Most recently, Rob spent 6 years at ALT Software in Waterloo and 9 years with Intel Security in Waterloo.

 

Member Blogs

Posted by Rob Targosz on Fri, 16 May 2014 11:00:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Programming, Production, Indie
How we at Bent Vector get from concept to shipping in the shortest time without compromising on fun!


Posted by Rob Targosz on Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:49:00 EDT in Design, Programming, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet
An overview of the process I followed for creating boards for my upcoming game Word Portal, including attempts at procedural generation, and interim solution and future plans (updated with final state now that Word Portal has shipped!)



Rob Targosz's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 09/11/2015 - 03:58]

Hi Adrian, thanks for sharing ...

Hi Adrian, thanks for sharing your experiences. How would you do things differently on the multiplayer side to ensure you get enough players online at launch to allow proper matchmaking

Comment In: [Blog - 04/24/2014 - 11:49]

Hi Jason, r n r ...

Hi Jason, r n r nWe 've played more than a few games of Wordament over the years on a variety of platforms. You guys have a very fun game on your hands Wordament - and the frustration we have experienced in consistently losing to fast-fingered 12-year-olds - has been ...